Carleton Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3RJ
Astronomers from the West Yorkshire Astronomical Society open their fantastic Rosse Observatory on the last Friday of each month, especially for younger astronomers. These events are a great way to enthuse and inspire children’s interest in astronomy. Prior booking is required as the events are always well attended — contact [email protected] for all enquiries.
West Yorkshire Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact West Yorkshire Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Fri 26th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Rosse Observatory. View these events on a calendar.